Michael is a proud Gungarri man from South West QLD. Michael shares the same visions as the rest of the executive team with a yearning to provide outstanding Indigenous employment opportunities through solid, honest and trusted partnerships with our clients.
Born: 28 February 1972 Townsville, Queensland.
Experience: Completing an apprenticeship as a Boilermaker at the Copper Refineries (MIM) in Townsville, Michael has worked in various Trades and Supervisory roles throughout the Construction, Mining, Refining and Manufacturing Industries around Australia. After spending ten years as a tradesman working for various organisations, he accepted the opportunity and progressed into senior management.
Michael has been involved in Senior Management for the past fifteen years, his recent appointments include Chief Executive Officer for a national organisation delivering maintenance, labour and project management solutions to various industry streams and State Operations Manager for a global OEM managing the manufacture and overhaul of underground and surface mining equipment.
Michael feels he has been fortunate in the opportunities that have presented themselves and has enjoyed the challenges involved in founding new sporting clubs for Indigenous youth and being involved with Mackay Advocacy in support of disabled rights and welfare.
Education & Training: Michael has experience dealing with the needs of large and small clients and also has a range of diverse industry training:
- Diploma in Human Resource Management
- Diploma in Business Management
- Industrial Relation Negotiations
- Selection Interviewing (Australian Institute of Management)
- Young Managers Course (Australian Institute of Management)
- Certificate IV Trainer and Assessor
- 6 Sigma Basic Principles
- Learn Manufacturing Basic Principles and Contract Negotiation
- Apprentice Boilermaker: MIM Copper Refineries (Townsville QLD)
With this modern training and in excess of 20 years practical experience, Michael is able to develop key relationships with both internal and external clients and understand their individual needs.
Trade Qualified Boilermaker
Diploma in Business Management
Diploma In HR Management
Certificate IV TAE